How To Create Windows 10 Bootable USB Drive

Windows 10 USB Bootable Drive


Having a bootable Windows 10 USB drive close at hand can save time and headaches.

You may not see the utility of having a Windows 10 bootable USB drive until you run into a problem when your computer fails to boot.

You can use a Windows 10 bootable disk to install Windows 10 on a new computer and fix a non-bootable computer.

This tutorial will show you how to create a Windows 10 USB bootable drive using the Microsoft Media Creation tool.

Create Windows 10 bootable USB drive Using Microsoft Media Creation Tool

  • First, you need a USB drive that’s 8 Gb at least;
  • Open your browser and go to the Windows 10 download webpage;
  • Click on the Download tool now button;
  • Once the download finishes, run the MediaCreationTool.exe Setup program;
  • On the first setup page, Accept the license terms;
  • Select ‘’ Create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC’’, and click on Next;
  • Media creation tool, will detect the language and the architecture of your computer. If you want to change thoses parameters, ucheck ‘’Use the recommended options for this PC’’box.
  • Select ‘’ISO file’’ and click on Next;
  • Select USB flash Drive and click next;
  • Before you click “Next,” make sure that you don’t have important documents on the USB drive that will be erased.

Now, go get a drink Media Creation tool will take care of the rest.

When the tool is done, click Finish and remove the USB drive from your computer.

Now that your Windows USB bootable drive is ready for use; if you need to install or reinstall Windows, you can plug the USB drive into your computer and reboot it. Your PC should boot to the drive, giving you the option to install Windows. 

If that doesn’t happen, you’ll need to reboot your computer into its BIOS firmware; usually done by pressing Esc, F2, or a similar key while the computer is starting up, then change the boot order” to your flash drive.

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